Sep 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
after a house fire in east baltimore. what neighbors had to say about the victim. >> cheering crowds for both the presidential candidates where they visited. >> and the first full day of the grand prix is in the books. what you can expect today. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first let's check outside with meteorologist tony pann. it stinks, it's swampy outside. it's nasty. >> 5:00 in the morning! >> don't you think it smells funny outside? >> i don't know where you were traveling. >> where were you? >> the air quality in baltimore stinks. >> the mold spores are high because of the rain. >> you don't stink, though. >> i did shower this morning. >> thank you. >> we did shower -- not together. >> where is this show going? it's 5:00 and you've dragged us into the mud. 72 at the airport, humidity over 90%. you'll feel that when you step outside this morning but i think it'
Sep 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
's. >> this is wbal 11 news in baltimore. >> it's 8:26. baltimore city police are investigating a shooting involving several of their own officers that happened around 10:00 p.m. on lorraine avenue. police say detectives observed an armed man who ran inside and the man drew a semi-automatic handgun, pointing it in the direction of police. the detectives have been placed on administrative duty. baltimore county police called to the 7100 block of darlington drive in parkville tee bee's bar where investigators found tavares lonell jones. he was stabbed while breaking up a fight. jones was taken to the hospital where he later died. city fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a fire that killed one person in east baltimore. this picture was provided by the baltimore city fire department. the fire happened just before 3:00 saturday in the 15000 block of holbrook street. neighbors say the victim was known in the neighborhood. >> he was a good guy. he was a real good guy. everybody loved him in the neighborhood. everybody loved him. the whole neighborhood knew him well. >> police say while sear
Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
in baltimore. drivers will be putting the pedal to the metal for the grand prix in baltimore. drivers will race around a two-mile track hoping to capture the title. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be better than last year's. so won't be dealing with slick pavement to make things dicey. >>> well, speaking of the roads coming up, why arlington plans to paint some lanes green. >>> and a special election that will >>> hi, everyone. welcome to news4 today. i'm angie goff. >> i'm erica gonzalez. september 2, 2012. it was pretty stormy last night in case i was the only one i heard it. it was really loud, it was really bright. quite a lightning show. and today looks like it could be the same. >> yeah, that's right. meteorologist kim martucci is on shower watch. >> hey, guys, yes. we'll give the showers until around the lunch hour for metro d.c. but off to the west we have them pushing in from the shenandoah. it's 79 in monasses and if you'r
Sep 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
for speed in baltimore. some of the best drivers in the world will hit the streets for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. this from last yeis from last y. this great new race was almost cancelled as last year's promoters left the city with millions of dollars in unpaid bills. but a sports marketing firm took over the event and ensured this race will be even better than last year. >>> and the time right now, 6:54. more on sports. a wild game for the nationals and navy plays football across the pond. >> that's right. carol maloney has all the highlights in today's sports minute. >> good morning, everyone. i'm carol maloney. we start with baseball. cardinals/nationals, game 3 of their set. this goes into the ninth tied at nine until david freese of st. louis hits an rbi single and that wins it the cards. stephen strasburg takes the mound for the final game today. >>> to college football, ed sell and the terps playing post to william & mary. tribe led 6-0 for most of the quarter. a six-yard touchdown for justice picket and that was all it would take as maryland picks up the victory.
Sep 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to be a hassle-free, fun-filled evening at the maryland state fair in baltimore county. those plans quickly went south when mother nature began to show her ugly face on the infield racetrack where the stage was set up. concert organizers quickly put the brakes on the show and herded thousands of fans off the grounds into shelters just as the storm was moving in. the rain, wind and lightning tore through the skies above asconcert goers scurried looking for a place to hunker down in. the storm blew through and just as everyone thought the coast was clear, another round came and slammed them. >> get out of here. we have other storms coming in. >> reporter: and that's whentempers began to flare among anxious fans waiting to see the band play. >> this is crazy. rain or shine. it's not even raining anymore. i'm staying here. >> reporter: but after the disaster that took place last year killing five at the indiana state fair when their stage collapsed, these concert organizers aren't taking any chances. >> i don't mind. i would rather be safe than get struck by lightning. >> reporter: and officially, t
Sep 2, 2012 10:30am EDT
after watching a baseball game in baltimore. he was thrown 30 feet in the air on impact and scraped along another 20 feet on the pavement after he hit the ground. i ran to his side and held him and called his name, but he was limp and still, without breath or pulse. his eyes were open with the empty stare of death, and we prayed, the two of us, there in the gutter, with only my voice. his injuries, inside and out, were massive, and for terrible days he lingered between life and death. tipper and i spent the next thirty days and nights at his bedside. our family was lifted and healed, in no small measure by the love, compassion and prayers of thousands of people, most of whom we never even knew. albert is plenty brave and strong, and with the support of three wonderful sisters-- karenna, kristin, and sarah-- and two loving parents who helped him with his exercises every morning and prayed for him every night, he pulled through. and now, thank god, he has fully recovered, and he runs and plays and torments his older sisters like any little boy. [applause] but that experience changed m